Blog - Sustainability Policy

Levelling up climate injustices

The focus on energy efficiency has a co-benefit for people and planet. This highlighted to me a way that environmental sector narratives for climate action can be widened to communicate how these can address social injustices.

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How to create a sustainability policy and action plan with your clients

​Are you a freelancer or a consultancy that is eager for your clients to embrace sustainability but not sure how to win them over over or communicate to engage them.   Perhaps they say they want to ‘go green’ and you want a framework and structure to follow. So where should you begin on your sustainability planning From the get-go, it’s essential that you discuss sustainability measures, so you have a good lead time and […]

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How to create a sustainability policy and action plan with your clients

by Livvy Drake​Have your clients asked you to make an event ‘sustainable’, halfway through a project, without any clear definition of what this means leading to confusion and extra work?     Or perhaps you want to deliver more sustainable events and overcome your client’s barriers to this? ​​​You are not alone, so many freelance and agency event managers have been using lockdown focus on sustainable events.  In Mid-April,  The Sustainable Event Alliance Hackathon, attracted 500 […]

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Tips for engaging your team in your sustainability policy and strategy?

By Livvy Drake   As businesses look to what the future holds and how they remain a ‘sustainable’ and viable business, we are advocating bringing the team into discussions and strategies on what a sustainable future, policy and strategy would look like, for people, planet and profit.     ​By adopting sustainability an organisation is focused on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. As […]

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What to include in a sustainability policy

Would you like to have a sustainability policy that is engaging for your staff and customers? Read on for our tips on how to do this and what to include.  Here at the Sustainable Sidekicks, we are not fans of the short four-paragraph sustainability or environmental policy. You know the one, that just states the problems that an organisation acknowledges without any specifics on they will be addressed. Of course, a business may well have […]

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